Macrame jewelry is often thought of as something youngsters make as friendship bracelets. However, micromacrame jewelry making can be much more than simple knotting. Artists like Marta of Marta Jewelry, take the technique and combine it with beads to make much larger and stunning one of a kind pieces.
This Kiev, Ukraine based artisan makes bold and colorful Bohemian macrame jewelry in all sorts of styles and patterns. The beads are so well integrated in her designs that one could easily, at first glance, mistake her work for beadwork. She uses the beads not just as design focals but to also add open spaces.
A lifelong creative soul, Marta explained, "I have been doing a variety of crafts since childhood. First I sewed and drew. I couldn't live without watercolors. But time has passed... And I have found new passion - making jewelry!" She dreams of the day when she can make this her full time job. May her dreams come true!
Before You Go:
- How to Make a Braided Wire Macrame Bracelet
- How to Make a Stunning Paracord Macrame Necklace
- Easy Macrame and Bead Bracelet Tutorial
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